Dual Degree with the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs (France)

This two-year program combines the forces of the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs and the Munk School of Global Affairs to create a unique graduate programme combining a Master’s in Public Policy and a Master of Global Affairs.

Structure of the MPP/MGA

Year One

Students complete first year courses at Sciences Po.

Semester 1

  • Sciences Po Common Core Course #1
  • Public Policy
  • Public Economics
  • Policy Analysis and Policy Evaluation
  • Policy Stream Elective #1
  • General Elective #1
  • Language Course #1
  • Optional Elective

Semester 2

  • Sciences Po Common Core Course #2
  • Leadership, Management and Organization
  • Policy Stream Elective #2
  • Policy Stream Elective #3
  • General Elective #2
  • General Elective #3
  • Language Course #2
  • Optional Elective


Semester 3

Students embark on a global internship through the MGA program. Students work with the MGA Internships Coordinator during the first year to secure an internship.

Year Two

Students complete core courses and elective courses at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.

Semester 4 & 5 (5 courses per semester is recommended)

7 required core courses:

  • Global Development
  • Global Innovation Policy
  • Macroeconomics: Markets, Institutions and Growth
  • Global Security
  • International Legal Challenges
  • Capstone Seminar
  • Financial Management

3 electives:

  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course

Semester 6 (summer)

  • Grand Oral Requirement

How to Apply

Applicants interested in the dual degree MPP/MGA program apply directly through Sciences Po.

The application deadline for entry fall 2020 is December 8, 2019.

Click here to apply to the MPP/MGA program.

Students wishing to also be considered for the MGA only must submit a separate application to the MGA program by the January 14, 2019 application deadline. For more information please see our admissions page.

For questions related to applying to the MPP/MGA program please contact:

Master of Public Policy Program
School of Public Affairs, Sciences Po
Email: sophie.rivieredufour@sciencespo.fr


Master of Public Policy (Sciences Po) / Master of Global Affairs (University of Toronto):

Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution (please note that tuition fees are subject to change as per U of T policy):
Fall-Winter Year 1: Sciences Po: Sciences Po tuition and fees
Summer Year 1 2019: U of T: EXEMPT
Fall-Winter Year 2 2019/2020: U of T: $22, 710.90 CAD (approx.) for domestic students. $41,435.22 CAD (approx.) for international students.
Summer Year 2 2021: U of T: EXEMPT



Please visit the Sciences Po website for more information.